Optician in Denver, CO at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    4380 South Syracuse Street
    Denver, CO
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Company Description

Vision Care Specialists is a seven-location, full-service, Optometry and Ophthalmology practice, serving the Denver area for more than 40 years. With a total of 14 physicians and 85 staff, we are growing quickly through acquisitions and newly hired physicians.

Our company is very focused on the employee, with robust benefits and opportunities for career development. You can learn more about us on the web at www.visioncarespecialists.com.

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for dispensing eyewear, such as spectacles, contact lens and other visual aids. Fill prescriptions written by Ophthalmologists or Optometrists. Assist patient in choosing the frames and lenses best suited to the patient’s needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Fill ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions, fit and adapt lenses and frames, utilizing written optical prescription.
  • Evaluate prescription in conjunction with the patient’s vocational and avocational visual requirements.
  • Determine patient’s current lens prescription, when necessary, using lensometer or lens analyzer and patient’s eyeglasses.
  • Use LifeFit™ approach.
  • Recommend specific lenses, lens coating, and frames to suit patient’s needs and doctor recommendations.
  • Assist patient in selecting frames according to style and color, coordinating frames with facial, eye measurements and optical prescription.
  • Measure patient’s bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, papillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using company provided equipment.

Job Requirements


Essential Skills:

  • Proficient in a PC windows and MS Office environment
  • Proficient in use of English language both in written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to communicate with individuals of varying socio-economic backgrounds
  • Able to remain calm and professional regardless of the workload or time constraints
  • Must be able to safely and correctly operate Lensometer, Pupilometer, and lens clock, mm rule for measuring interpupillary distance and bifocal heights, Tint Unit, Tracer, Edger, Hand Stone, Polisher, Heater, Ultra Sonic Cleaner and various precision hand tools.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Maintain any required licensures or certifications

Work Environment:

  • Able to be mobile and work various positions (standing, sitting, bending, and walking) for extended periods of time during an 8-hour period.

Additional Information


  • Company pays for American Board of Opticianry (ABO) CEs and certification.